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Why ‘Groundhog Day’ Endures: It’s Not What You Think
4 weeks ago

Why ‘Groundhog Day’ Endures: It’s Not What You Think

It’s strange that Harold Ramis’s “Groundhog Day” feels more like a ritual than a movie this time of year.

The 1993 comedy has built up such a huge fan-base …
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Humor, Scares Scarce in Anti-Trump ‘Dead Don’t Die’
9 months ago

Humor, Scares Scarce in Anti-Trump ‘Dead Don’t Die’

If deadpan comic Steven Wright appeared in “The Dead Don’t Die” he’d be the most energetic character on screen.

Director Jim Jarmusch’s attempt at a zombie comedy is that droll. …
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Murray’s ‘Loopers’ Gives Caddies an Overdue Salute
9 months ago

Murray’s ‘Loopers’ Gives Caddies an Overdue Salute

“Loopers: The Caddie’s Long Walk” is a documentary about golf caddies.

Wait! Keep reading. I swear, this movie is a lot of fun, even if you couldn’t tell a bogie …
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Is ‘Caddyshack II’ The Worst Sequel Ever Made?
10 months ago

Is ‘Caddyshack II’ The Worst Sequel Ever Made?

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Here’s an old golf joke: What’s the best movie about golfing ever made? “Caddyshack.” And the worst? “Caddyshack II.”

The eight-years-too-late “Caddyshack II” was an instant bomb in 1988 and …
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‘Futile and Stupid Gesture’ – When Liberals Loved Free Speech
2 years ago

‘Futile and Stupid Gesture’ – When Liberals Loved Free Speech

A new Netflix original takes massive liberties with the truth. They even joke about it mid-movie.

“A Futile and Stupid Gesture” recalls the rise of National Lampoon, the comedy magazine …
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‘Ghostbusters’ Crosses Safe Space Streams
4 years ago

‘Ghostbusters’ Crosses Safe Space Streams

That’s hardly praise. The new film features a meandering story, a crush of stale one liners and several lame set pieces.

What it offers? Duel victimization storylines ripped from today’s …
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Has Ghostbusters Hate Crossed the Line?
4 years ago

Has Ghostbusters Hate Crossed the Line?

Is that a fair way to embrace a movie remake? Or is the team behind the movie, and the assembled press scribes, responsible for turning a Summer comedy into another …
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4 Ways to Reverse Bad ‘Ghostbusters’ Buzz
4 years ago

4 Ways to Reverse Bad ‘Ghostbusters’ Buzz

It’s what this summer’s reboot is battling, big time, and the key players behind the project are only making it worse.

To recap:

Hollywood has been trying to bring “Ghostbusters” …
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Murray, Walken Write ‘Book’ on Movie Magic
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4 years ago

Murray, Walken Write ‘Book’ on Movie Magic

What Hollywood can conjure up with a gazillion or so ones and zeroes can leave us tongue tied. It’s still not enough. Without heart, humor and a story to nudge …
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Murray’s ‘Kasbah’ Demands a Second Chance
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4 years ago

Murray’s ‘Kasbah’ Demands a Second Chance

The comedy explores some serious issues, and it takes place where comedy rarely blooms: Afghanistan.

For those who praise trigger warnings and “safe spaces,” it’s a tough pill to swallow. Rock the …
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